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Upcoming Events

The following is a list of upcoming events of relevance to VVAW and its members. If you have questions about any of these events, please contact the National Office at (773) 569-3520 or email vvaw@vvaw.org.

Chicago Homeless Vets Stand Down: Chicago, Illinois
When:June 10 - 11, 2016
Where:General Jones Armory
5200 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615
What:Homeless Vets Stand Down

Thursday, June 9 is the cleanup day, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday, June 10, 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 11, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

We staff the Kitchen, on KP. Various vets groups prepare meals. We typically serve over 700 guests and 250 staff. In addition to meals, services for homeless vets include: medical services; optical services; housing information/applications; VA benefit information and review of possible discharge upgrades'; Standdown Photo ID; Department of Human Services and Social Security information/applications; employment opportunities; legal Assistance; haircuts, clothing, entertainment, recreational activities; women's services.

Sponsored by: VVAW, VA, VFW, VietNow, IVAW

Volunteers call (312) 569-6109.

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